Dick E. Cavanagh

Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
Office Address
Belfer-404
Mailing Address
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Mailbox 82
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact
Phone: 617-495-0544
Email: Dick_Cavanagh@harvard.edu
Assistant
Rosita Scarfo (617-496-1739)
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Profile

Richard E. Cavanagh, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy and the school’s Executive Dean from 1987-1995, returns to the faculty after serving as CEO of The Conference Board for 12 years. Earlier, he was a partner of McKinsey and Company, Inc., where he coauthored the bestselling management book, The Winning Performance, published in 13 national editions. He also held Presidential appointments in the Carter Administrations Office of Management & Budget. Cavanagh serves on corporate and nonprofit boards and was the Chairman of the Educational Testing Service (ETS). His teaching interests center on entrepreneurship and corporate governance.

Courses

Fall

  • MLD-830-A Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Private and Social Sectors

Spring

  • MLD-830-B Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Private and Social Sectors